Georgina Sturmer

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Online Counsellor, MBACP
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Radlett WD7 & Reading RG1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I’m Georgina, a Counsellor who helps women to understand what is holding them back from being happier, more confident and resilient, in their life and relationships.

​I work online via Zoom and I specialise in supporting women through the challenges that they may face during different parts of their life, including anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, pregnancy, fertility, miscarriage, postnatal depression, domestic abuse and loss.

Click here to book a free introductory chat: 

Training, qualifications & experience

I am passionate about helping women to build their confidence and to strengthen their relationships.  I've been described as caring, empathic, friendly, and relatable.  I have experience supporting people through a wide range of life’s difficulties, including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, domestic abuse, bereavement, miscarriage, fertility, illness and postnatal depression.  I’ve had counselling myself and I know how powerful it can be.  I'm an Integrative counsellor, which mean that my training has covered a range of different theories about what makes us tick, and how we can overcome challenges in our lives. 

My approach:  I believe that we can all benefit from having a safe and comfortable space to take a break and explore our feelings, without judgement.  We work together to build a relationship where you can feel comfortable.  
I am not here to advise you or to tell you what to do; although I may occasionally offer tools that might be useful in everyday life.  This doesn't mean that I'll sit there silently nodding, leaving you feeling uncomfortable.  
It means that I will listen to you and I will work with you to give you the opportunity to get to know yourself and find solutions that work for you.  

There are all sorts of reasons why people contact me to think about starting counselling.  Perhaps you're struggling with:

  • Anxiety, worry or fear.  This might be around specific situations, or it could be a general sense that follows you all day long
  • Depression, numbness or disconnection from your feelings
  • Coping with a loss or relationship breakdown
  • Poor self-esteem
  • Navigating changes and transitions in life, including menopause, career change or retirement
  • Reproductive loss, miscarriage or fertility challenges
  • Pregnancy, birth trauma, postnatal depression, PMDD, or parenting
  • Relationship patterns, challenges with trust or 'people-pleasing'
  • Domestic abuse, whether it's physical, emotional or financial
  • Feeling overwhelmed or stressed and unable to focus
  • Past memories or traumatic events that you have kept bottled up.  Maybe they lie dormant inside.  Or perhaps they make themselves known in outbursts of anger, sadness or frustration
  • Having a voice in your relationships with family, friends or colleagues

Maybe you can’t quite put your finger on it, but you feel stuck
You don’t like how you’re feeling or how you’re behaving, or life just isn’t how you want it to be.  

You're ready to take the next step - but how might it actually help you if we start working together?  For different people this might involve different things.  Here are some examples of what we might achieve together.  

  • Developing coping strategies to cope with feelings in everyday life, perhaps including anger or anxiety​
  • Understanding your boundaries and your relationship with trust.  How you deserve to be treated in your relationships.  This might be at home, with your family or friends, or it might be in the workplace
  • Voicing feelings, stories or opinions that you find it difficult to share
  • Developing your self-esteem by reviewing your expectations for yourself and for others​
  • Exploring your past, and learning about how your past experiences have impacted on who you are and how you feel about yourself
  • Challenging fears and negative thought patterns
  • Connecting with your emotions.  Exploring, naming and understanding how you feel.  ​Learning more about your past and present experiences to help you to understand how you feel​
  • Noticing how your mind and body connect

My qualifications and experience:

  • Registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Member of the British Infertility Counselling Association.  Completed the BICA's Foundation Course.  
  • Counsellor at Home-Start and the Watford Women's Centre
  • Crisis volunteer for SHOUT
  • L4 Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling, L3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, and L2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Regular Continuous Professional Development, covering a range of topics
  • L3 Award in Training and Education
  • Safeguarding training for children and for adults and current DBS check
  • Fully insured

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Contact me to book an appointment for a free 30-minute chat via Zoom or over the phone. 
You can book online here - 
Please contact me if none of these time slots are suitable and I can check my diary for more availability.  

All sessions are currently held online, via Zoom. 

​I charge £55 for each fifty minute counselling session.  

I offer a small number of low-cost sessions for those on low incomes and for students. Please contact me if you would like to be added to the waiting list for these sessions.  

I review my fees at the beginning of each year. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I see clients Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8.30am-3pm.   I occasionally have slots on other days/times.  Please contact me to discuss this further, as my availability may vary.  

Further information

During our introductory chat, I’ll explain a bit about how I work and how I might be able to help you.

I won’t record any personal details at this stage, it’s just for me to understand a little about what brings you to counselling. Most importantly, it gives you a chance to see whether you feel comfortable with me, and with my approach. 

Counselling is a two-way process, where we commit to building a relationship together.  If it turns out that I can’t offer you what you are looking for, then I will do my best to signpost you elsewhere for support. 

After our initial contact, it's up to you. 

If you decide that you’d like to work with me, then we will agree on a time for us to have a regular weekly session.  My work is open-ended, we can work together for as long as you feel that you need.  We will review our work as we go along.   We'll talk about how I will protect your confidentiality.

You may want to work to a specific goal or timeframe. Or perhaps you just want to start working together and see where our work goes. In any case, I work flexibly with my clients and I will work with you at your own pace. 

Radlett, Hertfordshire, WD7

Reading, Berkshire, RG1

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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